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RWJBarnabas Health and Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Announce New $750 Million State-of-the-Art, Free-Standing Cancer Pavilion in New Brunswick

RWJBarnabas Health and Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, in partnership with New Brunswick Development Corporation announced the development of a new, state-of-the-art, free-standing cancer pavilion in New Brunswick. The initial estimated...
19-Jun-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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TuBA: A New Computational Tool to Tune Molecular Classification of Tumors

Investigators at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey have developed a computational method that uncovers clinically relevant gene expression patterns in large cohorts of breast cancer patients. This method, which is applicable to the analysis of...
19-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Physician-Scientists Present Findings on Immunotherapy and Other Clinical Research at National Meeting

Findings from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey focused on immunotherapy will be featured at the 2019 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting being held in Chicago tomorrow through Tuesday.
30-May-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Similar Incidence of DNA Damage Response Pathway Alterations between Localized and Metastatic Prostate Cancer

Investigators at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey have found that approximately 30 percent of men with localized prostate cancer may have alterations in DNA damage response pathways.
3-May-2019 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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$15.1M Awarded to Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey for Redesignation as the State’s Only Comprehensive Cancer Center

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, the state’s only Comprehensive Cancer Center as recognized by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), has been awarded a $15.1 million grant (P30CA072720) as part of its successful 2019 redesignation.
23-Apr-2019 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Expanded Practice and Policy Recommendations made by Collaborative Program to Improve Prevention of Prevalent Cancers

ScreenNJ, a collaborative program led by Rutgers Cancer Institute and funded in part by the New Jersey Department of Health, aims to increase prevention efforts for prevalent cancers thanks to recommendations resulting from a statewide gathering of...
8-Apr-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Medical Libraries: A Resource in the Cancer Journey

A cancer diagnosis can have an emotional as well as physical impact on patients, including coping with an uncertain prognosis, making treatment decisions, and learning how to manage treatment effects. A medical library at New Jersey's only...
8-Apr-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Targeting Opioid Receptors to Reduce Breast Cancer Development and Spread

In the search for more effective therapies for breast cancer, researchers from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Rutgers University are targeting opioid receptors to potentially reduce the development and spread of certain breast cancer...
1-Apr-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Colorectal Cancer: Advancing Awareness

Colorectal cancer is the third leading cancer in both new cases and cancer deaths in the United States. While colorectal cancer incidence declined 3.7 percent annually from 2006 to 2015 for those 55 and older, rates have increased 1.8 percent...
18-Mar-2019 3:05 PM EDT

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A New Tool to Help Fight an Old Enemy – Lung Cancer

In the U.S., lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women. The primary reason for high death rates for lung cancer is the fact that this disease is typically detected in very late stages. A Rutgers University expert...
30-Oct-2018 5:05 PM EDT

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September is Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month

Sickle cell disease is a common inherited blood disorder, affecting an estimated 100,000 Americans of different racial and ethnic groups. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert shares more about the importance of early diagnosis and...
24-Sep-2018 8:00 AM EDT

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Thyroid Cancer 101

While thyroid cancers are common, they may not be as widely understood as other common cancers such as breast or prostate. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert shares more about the butterfly-shaped gland in the lower neck and how...
18-Sep-2018 8:00 AM EDT

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Ovarian Cancer: What You Need to Know

During this Gynecologic Cancers Awareness Month, a Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert shares info on symptoms and treatment of ovarian cancer.
14-Sep-2018 12:00 PM EDT

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Prostate Cancer PSA Screening: Finding Clarity in Confusion

With recent changes in recommendations for PSA testing for prostate cancer, confusion may exist for those considering the screening. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert shares what one needs to know when discussing the topic with his...
13-Sep-2018 8:05 AM EDT

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Palliative Care: Another Level of Support in the Cancer Journey

With word this week that former PGA Tour golfer Jarrod Lyle is transitioning from treatment for acute myeloid leukemia to palliative care, one might wonder what that form of care entails. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert shares more...
1-Aug-2018 7:05 AM EDT

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Checking in (and Checking up) on Dad this Father’s Day

Instead of another tie or tools, give the gift of good health this Father’s Day. As Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey experts note, it’s as simple as encouraging regular health screenings to protect against cancer.
14-Jun-2018 4:05 PM EDT

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As New Jersey’s only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is dedicated to improving the prevention, detection, treatment, and care of patients with cancer, through the transformation of laboratory discoveries into clinical practice. Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey delivers advanced comprehensive care to adults and children including access to clinical trials and conducts cutting-edge cancer research.

The coveted NCI designation, awarded to only 47 such centers nationwide, is granted competitively to institutions characterized by scientific excellence and the ability to bring research discoveries to patients. To gain a "comprehensive" designation, the highest ranking given by the NCI, a center must meet rigorous criteria in cancer care, research, prevention and education.

The leadership of Rutgers Cancer Institute is comprised of distinguished researchers and physicians who are internationally recognized in their field. Basic scientists, clinical researchers, and population scientists meet regularly to exchange information and ensure that laboratory discoveries are refined and applied to clinical care as quickly as possible, that clinical observations reach laboratory researchers on a continuing basis, and that prevention strategies are interwoven in to all research programs.

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